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defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person